Aisle Seat with Julie Schuster is a weekly thematic radio program that incorporates songs from Broadway, film scores, opera, and classical music.

January 22: Music and Medicine – January is a month when many resolve to get healthy, and this episode is focused on the intersection of music and medicine. From Baby Mozart to Broadway doctors to the classical composer who was the first to link cholesterol to heart disease, hear works certain to make you feel “fit as fiddle”.

January 15: Capricorn – Were you born between December 21 and January 20? You’re a Capricorn, just like Samuel Barber, Francis Poulenc, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Alexander Scriabin. Julie shares works from these composers and related music on this week’s episode!

January 8: National Sunday Supper Day encourages families to gather around the table to enjoy a meal and conversation on the second Sunday in January. So, pull up an aisle seat and settle in to enjoy delicious songs about food! Think “The Worst Pies in London” from Sweeney Todd, “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast, and J.S. Bach’s Coffee Cantata, which proves that addiction to coffee has been a problem for a very long time. You’ll also hear the first installment of “True Concessions”, which features special guests sharing their favorite intermission snacks!

January 1Resolute – A new year brings often begins with resolutions to change, improve, and grow. In musicals, these feelings are expressed through “I want” songs that tell us the main character’s deepest desires. Hear some of these great songs on this episode, plus motivational movie music!

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